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Why journalists should use Twitter: When you're fired, it helps with encouragement and actual job prospects

For much of my first five or six years on Twitter, I tried to convince other journalists of its value. I’d assure them that you didn’t have to tweet about what you had for breakfast and that it really helps you find sources, report stories, etc. 1,509 more words


Around the Wire: ISOJ Livestream, Sports Journalism Tips, and Thunderdome Dismantled

Every Friday, join PR Newswire media relations manager Amanda Hicken as she rounds up five articles from the past week for journalists, bloggers, and other content creators. 484 more words

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We need to keep experimenting in journalism

Any good scientist will tell you that not all experiments succeed, but it’s important to keep at it.

It’s sad to hear that Digital First Media in the U.S. 777 more words


Looking for my next opportunity, whatever that is

I learned a long time ago that news was a tough business. I learned it before I watched the death of the Des Moines Tribune… 493 more words

Digital First Media

Kevin Convey to chair Quinnipiac's journalism program

Good news for journalism students at Quinnipiac University: Kevin Convey, former editor of the Boston Herald and the New York Daily News, has been named chair… 114 more words


Google Glass Follows: Top Twitter Accounts for Journalists

I tweet and gather information on Google Glass from my @journtoolbox Twitter account. Here are a few people and accounts I follow that have been helpful. 123 more words

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Google Glass Podcast: Ivan Lajara of Digital First Media

Ivan Lajara wears many hats as a journalist. He’s the Life editor at the Daily Freeman in Kingston, N.Y. He’s also an engagement editor with Digital First Media. 343 more words

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